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Endometriosis And Ibs
Can be confusing: Endo pain is typically focused on the menstrual cycle. IBS pain is often related to bowel function, such as pain followed by diarrhea. IBS often also is associated with sharp crampy pain and may be in the upper abdomen. That said, I have operated on many patients with the label of "IBS" and in reality they had intestinal endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more
Lower left abdomen/back pain, I have interstitial cystitis, endometriosis, ibs, and pfd. The pain is unbearable, can any of these be the cause? Help:(
Back Pain: Could be unrelated. As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagnose with the short description given and without a proper physical examination. Pain is often a sign of inflammation. A qualified pain specialist should be able to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have endometriosis & IBS-c. If I forget my meds, constipation seems to trigger my period, despite no periods BC of nexplanon implant. Why?
IBS V ENDOMETRIOSIS : IBS V ENDOMETRIOSIS : ENDO worsens before and during menses. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . EGD/colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water/dy&food allergy testing. ...Read more
I have endometriosis and my pain is so severe right now I can't stand up it hurts that bad and having diarrhea but I also have IBS?
I get frequent abdominal pain and constipation but doctors are not sure if I have IBS or endometriosis. Is there a link between them?
I think i might have endometriosis, but i don't want to overreact. I have symptoms of IBS and take birth control for severe period cramps, thoughts?
Constipated. Dull throbbing pain on lower right side of my belly comes & goes. Pain w/ penetration 4 only about a min.Sound like ibs or endometriosis?
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and can be caused by various conditions including ibs,chronic constipation, or pelvic congestion or low grade inflammation of intestine or other pelvic/ ovarian disorders. If your right sided abdominal distress continues, I recommend that you be evaluated by your gynecologist and /or a general surgeon and any appropriate tests will be ordered after the assessment ...Read more
Was told i had ibs, get really bad cramps, lower back pain and nausea during period, could be endometriosis instead?
An abnormal condition where some endometrial tissue, which is lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more
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